New evidence of the minimum wage doing what it's supposed to do wage workers

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New evidence of the minimum wage doing what it's supposed to do wage workers

- washingtonpost.com
13 Mar 2018
The figure makes two important points. First, as you might expect, real low pay grew more than twice as fast in states that rose their minimum wages, about 5 percent versus 2 percent. Second, the gains are larger for women than men. That's consistent with research by the Economic Policy Institute showing that minimum wage increases tend to reach more women than men, simply ...

Activists invoke "Me Too" in push for higher minimum wages for tipped workers

13 Mar 2018
It's an issue that's come up in New York before and gone nowhere while lawmakers focused on raising the standard minimum wage, currently at $13 in New York City for companies with more than 11 employees and $8.65 for tipped workers. Minimum wages are lower in other parts of the state. Cuomo's administration could make the change itself through an order from the Department ...
- cbsnews.com

Nine Million American Men Pushed Out of Workforce by Cheap

- breitbart.com
13 Mar 2018
Reversing the withdrawal of men from the workforce will require rising wages. This can be achieved by improving the skills of workers through education and training and improving the bargaining power of workers to raise wages. Direct steps like expanding the earned-income tax credit could also make a difference, though the policy is absent from the current tax-reform ...
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